Speed of sound imaging: improved image quality in breast sonography.

Title

Speed of sound imaging: improved image quality in breast sonography.

Creator

Barr Richard G; Rim Alice; Graham Ruffin; Berg Wendie; Grajo Joseph R

Publisher

Ultrasound quarterly

Date

2009
2009-09

Description

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate blindly breast ultrasound images corrected for the speed of sound in breast tissue compared with conventional images. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In this study, 409 images from 153 patients were obtained on an Antares Ultrasound system. The system was modified to process the radiofrequency data with the standard 1540 m/s as the speed of sound and at a corrected speed of sound for breast tissue. An offline

Subject

*Artifacts; Breast Diseases – Classification; Breast Diseases – Diagnosis; Continuing (Credit); Education; Equipment and Supplies; Female; Funding Source; Human; Humans; Image Enhancement/*methods; Mammary/*methods; Middle Aged; Observer Variation; Quality of Health Care; Reproducibility of Results; Sensitivity and Specificity; Ultrasonography; Ultrasonography – Methods

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

141–144

Issue

3

Volume

25

Citation

Barr Richard G; Rim Alice; Graham Ruffin; Berg Wendie; Grajo Joseph R, “Speed of sound imaging: improved image quality in breast sonography.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed April 15, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/4408.

Social Bookmarking